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Pirate leader killed in ‘gunfight’

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Staff Reporter
The alleged ringleader of a pirate gang was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battal-ion (Rab) in Kutubjom area of Maheshkhali upazila in Cox's Bazar district on Sunday afternoon.
The deceased was identified Mokarram Miah alias Jambu, the kingpin of pirate gang 'Jambu Bahini' and son of Ekhlas of Purbapara Sonadia in the upazila.
His name appeared in the list of top terrorists of Cox's Bazar made by the Home Ministry, said Rab.
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3 students jailed for adopting unfair means

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A Correspondent
Gopalganj: A mobile court on Friday sentenced three people, including two admission seekers, to different jail terms and fined one for adopting unfair means and helping in it in the admission test of 'B' unit of Banghabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University...
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‘Drug peddler’ killed in ‘gunfight’

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A Correspondent
Keraniraganj: A suspected drug peddler was killed in a 'gunfight' with the members of Detective Branch of police in Khejurbagh area here early Saturday.
A team of DB police signaled a CNG-run auto-rickshaw to stop on Dhaka-Mawa link road around 2:30am.
Sensing danger, drug peddler...
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Student abduction RU students besiege VC’s residence

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A Correspondent
Rajshahi: Students of Rajshahi University on Saturday morning besieged the residence of University Vice- Chancellor protesting the abduction of a female student from the campus and demanding security.
A 4th year student of the RU Bangla Department, hailing from Naogaon, who used...
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Man's throat-slit body found in Jessore

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A Correspondent
Jessore: Police recovered the throat-slit body of a man at Krishnabati village in Monirumpur upazila on Saturday morning.
The deceased was identified as Akbar Ali, 55, a day labourer and son of Abu Taleb of Daharsinga village in Sadar upazila.
Mokarram Hossian, officer-in-charge...
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